Vineland Classical Institute: A Boarding and Day School, for Young Ladies.
Vineland Classical Institute: A Boarding and Day School, for Young Ladies.
Vineland Classical Institute: A Boarding and Day School, for Young Ladies.

Vineland Classical Institute: A Boarding and Day School, for Young Ladies.

New Jersey: Vineland Weekly Print, 1867. 12mo (8” x 10”) printed circular, 3 pp.

An interesting catalog for a New Jersey girls’ school, revealing details of student life in the 1860s. Outlined herein is the Course of Instruction for “Fourth Class,” “Third Class,” Junior, and Senior classes, with offerings—many named for the textbooks used—such as Sargent’s Speller, Watt’s Improvement of the Mind, Greenleaf’s Natural Arithmetic, Quakenbors Rhetoric, Gray’s Botany, Whately’s Logic, Astronomy, Elocution, Alexander’s Evidence of Christianity, Calisthenics, Latin, and optional accomplishments (music, French, painting etc).The cost of attendance is listed as $300.00 per school year for board and tuition. “Each pupil is required to bring, distinctly marked with her name, one pair sheets, one pair pillow slips, one pair blankets, toilet and table napkins, fork, spoon, umbrella, Overshoes. Also a bible.” Written in pencil on the front panel are comments about the principals, Mrs. E. K. Cray and Miss L. K. Cray, identifying them with arrows as “sister of [?] Kimball” and “mother of [?] Spaulding”, respectively.

CONDITION: Good, light soiling and wear on covers, creased from being folded in thirds, light interior foxing.

Item #6011

Price: $125.00

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